Keeping Schools Safe with Situational Awareness Technology WESTERVILLE, OH, July 29, 2020 – On February 14, 2018, 17 people lost their lives and 17 others were injured—when an assailant opened fire on students and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Fourteen-year-old Alyssa Alhadeff, a New Jersey native, was a victim of the […]
Panic buttons, when used properly, can go a long way in keeping students, teachers, and school buildings safe and secure.
In recent years, installing panic buttons in schools has become an increasingly popular topic and response to improving school safety.
The new county-wide security upgrades allow 2,200 Blount County employees to lock down buildings and contact first responders without ever picking up a phone.